Students on the Master’s in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation programme in Belfast celebrated (American) Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey feast on Thursday 25 November 2010. Dr David Tombs, a lecturer on the programme, also celebrated his birthday on the day with an impromptu Jaffa cake birthday cake.
Ambassador Roma Buzek, Ambassador to Slovakia, spoke refreshingly to International Peace Studies MPhil students on November 16. In a stimulating discussion that extended to coffee afterwards, Ambassador Buzek presented some reflections on his experience of Slovakia’s bid for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council and on weaknesses in the UN system. Ambassador Buzek was […]
In a wide-ranging and provocative lecture, Denis Halliday, Under-Secretary General to the UN, 1994-97 and UN Humanitarian Coordinator to Iraq, 1997-1998, spoke to International Peace Studies students on October 26. Halliday provided insights into the Middle East, based on his experience of working for the UN and on the need for and possibility of UN […]
International Peace Studies Public Event “Little Town of Bethlehem” (a film by Jim Hanon) Monday, November 29 7.30 PM Robert Emmet Theatre Arts Building Trinity College Dublin Little Town of Bethlehem, is a bold documentary by award-winning director Jim Hanon and producer Mart Green. It shares the gripping story of how three men born into […]
Former Reconciliation Studies student Ruth Sastre Sanchez is presenting the results of her M.Phil. dissertation at an international symposium on “Memory, Story-telling and Justice” in Madrid, November 16-18 2010, at the Spanish National Research Council. The programme for the symposium can be accessed here. Sastre Sanchez’s research investigated the possibilities for a truth commission in […]
The Irish School of Ecumenics features prominently in a new book by Ronald Wells, Hope and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: The Role of Faith Based Organisations. There is an entire chapter devoted to ISE. The book was launched on 30 October 2010 at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. Dr Gladys Ganiel, Coordinator of the M.Phil. […]
MPHIL IN RACE, ETHNICITY, CONFLICT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN SEMINAR AND BOOK LAUNCH: Wednesday 17 November 2010 19.00-21.00 J. M. Synge Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, TCD PROF ILAN PAPPE CHAIR – THE EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR PALESTINE STUDIES UNIVERSITY OF EXETER ‘The current struggle against Nakba denial’ Launch of Ronit Lentin’s Co-Memory and Melancholia: […]